But all these pieces of data, deserve and will get the special treatmentDavid Gibson wrote:Well, obviously it depends on what youre doing. For your 'specialised' uses it may not work, but its fine for lots of other things where you are just
fetching data - e.g. scans of publications, photos, e.g. http://bcra.org.uk/pub/candks/catalogue.html
https://views.scraperwiki.com/run/cave_ ... 20-%202005
(prototype, so a bit buggy) yes it is currently running on different machines, so it is possible, but it just adds an administrative burden, and complicates it for the geek and none geek user alike.
Totally agree, however, single point makes that management easier. In the end it is a compromise, the BCA is cloud then there is other cloud storage, my arguement is make things easy (and at a reasonable cost) for people and it is more like to be used.David Gibson wrote: Hmmm. What happens to the data is a "management" issue, I think; not concerned with where it is stored.
Archive properly on the BCA seems to fit today's technology, compromise along the way may need to happen.....